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Orix Buffaloes 7 – Chiba Lotte Marines 2 (August 7, 2011)

by on Aug.07, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ QVC Marine Field - 17:00
Potential Starters: Alfredo Figaro (ORI) 5-4, 3.11 - Shingo Ono (LOT) 3-1, 2.97

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Orix 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 7 10 1
Lotte 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 6 3

Attendance: 27462 | Orix leads series, 7-6-1 | Time: 3:01

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 3-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B (BrO), 2: 1B, 5: G6, 6: 1B, 8: G4
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: S1, 2: 2B, 5: E5, 7: G4, 9: G4
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 0-for-5 1: G1, 2: F7, 5: F8, 7: G3, 9: SO
(1B) Okada, Takahiro 0-for-5 1: F8, 3: G1, 5: G4, 7: F7, 9: F3
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 2-for-4, 2 R 2: 1B, 3: G6, 6: SO, 8: 1B
(RF) Taguchi, So 1-for-2, 2 R 2: 1B, 3: G1, 6: BB, 8: SE
(DH) Takehara, Naotaka 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: L8, 6: G5, 8: 1B
(C) Suzuki, Fumihiro 0-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: BB, 4: F4, 6: G5 (BrO), 8: S1
(LF) Akada, Shogo 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: DP, 4: F8, 6: 1B, 8: G4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Figaro, Alfredo, W 7 1/3 116 30 29 6 1 4 1 0 0 1 0 2 2 3.055
Higa, Motoki 2/3 10 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11.118
Kishida, Mamoru 1 9 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.455
9 135 35 34 6 1 5 1 0 0 1 0 2 2

Lotte

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Okada, Yoshifumi 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G4, 3: f5, 5: 2B, 8: G5
(RF) Ishimine, Shota 0-for-3 1: G4, 3: SO, 5: G6, 8: BB
(2B) Iguchi, Tadahito 0-for-4 1: F9, 4: SO, 6: SO, 8: E5
(1B) Castillo, Jose 1-for-4 2: F4, 4: 1B, 6: G4, 8: G6
(3B) Imae, Toshiaki 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: f3, 4: F8, 6: HR, 8: SO
(DH) Fukuura, Kazuya 1-for-4 2: 1B, 4: F8, 6: F7, 9: G3
(C) Satozaki, Tomoya 1-for-4, 1 R 2: F9, 5: 1B, 7: SO, 9: F8
(LF) Kudo, Takahito 1-for-4 3: 1B, 5: F7, 7: F3, 9: F8
(SS) Nemoto, Shunichi 0-for-3 3: F9, 5: G3, 7: f5

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ono, Shingo, L 5 2/3 101 27 24 7 0 1 2 0 1 1 0 5 4 3.429
Hattori, Yasutaka 1/3 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10.800
Ito, Yoshihiro 2 25 9 7 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2.267
Nakago, Taiki 1 15 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 146 40 35 10 0 2 2 0 3 1 0 7 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 4 runs, 5 hits
Ono on the mound for Lotte
Baldiris hits a single to left. Taguchi hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Takehara hits a single to left, bases loaded. Suzuki walks in a run, bases loaded. Akada hits into a 1-2-3 double play, runners on second and third. Runners advance on a wild pitch and a run scores, runner on third. Sakaguchi hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Obiki hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Goto flies out to left.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Figaro on the mound for Orix
Satozaki hits a single to right and advances to second on a wild pitch. Kudo flies out to left. Nemoto grounds out to first, runner on third. Okada hits an RBI double to right, runner on second. Ishimine grounds out to short.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Ono on the mound for Lotte
Baldiris strikes out swinging. Taguchi walks. Takehara grounds out to third, runner on second. Suzuki hits a grounder to third and reaches on an error (E3) and a run scores, runner on first. Akada hits a single to center, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Hattori in for Ono.
Sakaguchi hits a single to left and Suzuki gets thrown out running the bases.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Figaro on the mound for Orix
Iguchi strikes out swinging. Castillo grounds out to second. Imae hits a solo homer to left. Fukuura flies out to left.

Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Ito on the mound for Lotte
Baldiris hits a single to left. Taguchi bunts and reaches on an error (E1), runners on first and second. Takehara hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Suzuki hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Akada drives in a run with a ground out to second, runner on third. Sakaguchi grounds out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Ono on the mound for Lotte
Sakaguchi hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Obiki. Goto hits a grounder to the pitcher and Sakaguchi gets thrown out running the bases, runner on second. T-Okada flies out to center.

Bottom of the 8th
Figaro on the mound for Orix
Okada grounds out to third. Ishimine walks. Iguchi reaches on a fielding error (E5), runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Higa in for Figaro.
Castillo grounds out to short, runners on first and third. Imae strikes out looking.

Notes

Injuries: Castillo sprained his left ankle while catching a thrown ball in the 6th but did not have to come out of the game.

Orix: The Buffaloes are now 2-0-1 since their last loss on 8/4 (vs Softbank). ... Figaro got his first win in 6 starts (which included 2 losses) and improved to 6-4. ... Akinobu Okada recorded his 500th career managerial win. ... Sakaguchi picked up his 9th modasho of the year.

Lotte: The Marines are 0-2-2 since their last victory on 8/3 (vs Nippon Ham). ... Ono lost his second straight start after starting the season 3-0.  He is now 3-2 in 6 starts.